Researchers at the University of Illinois are using pigs as a model for determining the best way to evaluate protein quality in foods for children -- a method that was proposed by the U.N. Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 2011.
"Plant proteins are the primary sources of amino acids in many parts of the world, whereas animal proteins are the primary sources in other parts of the world. However, the composition and digestibility of these types of proteins differ," said Dr. H
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